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Umer Farooq Mirwaiz calls for boycott of LS polls, brands it a futile exercise

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 22:39

On the eve of the first round of polling in J&K, moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umer Farooq on Wednesday asked the people to stay away from the Lok Sabha elections.

Jamaat-e-Islami to stay away from Lok Sabh polls

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 18:40

Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday announced that it will not take part in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Umer Farooq invites UN General Assembly President to visit J&K

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 00:30

Moderate Hurriyat Conference headed by Mirwaiz Umer Farooq invited UN General Assembly President John Ashe to visit Jammu and Kashmir and take stock of human rights and political situation.

Geelani brought to Delhi for treatment

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 01:00

Hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani was on Thursday brought to the national capital from the Kashmir Valley after complaint of chest pain.

Mirwaiz hopes Kashmir peace talks will resume after elections

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 18:29

Hurriyat Conference`s Mirwaiz Umer Farooq hoped that peace dialogue will resume after general elections and amalgam would support process to resolve the Kashmir issue if the Centre shows "sincerity".

No dialogue is going on with Centre, says Hurriyat

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 00:50

Hurriyat Conference termed as "misleading" statement of Union Minister of State for Home Affairs RPN Singh that Centre was talking with separatists and said it was done to "hoodwink" public opinion.

Court order on plea seeking FIR against Geelani on March 4

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 19:02

A Delhi court on Wednesday fixed March 4 for pronouncing its order on a plea seeking lodging of an FIR against Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani and three others for purportedly instilling "hatred" among the people of Kashmir and other parts of India.

Curfew-like restrictions in Valley on Afzal Guru`s first death anniversary

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 11:14

Curfew-like restrictions were imposed on Sunday in most parts of Kashmir Valley to foil separatists` plans to hold protests to observe the first death anniversary of Parliament-attack convict Mohd Afzal Guru.

Normal life affected in Kashmir due to strike by Hurriyat

Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 13:21

Normal life in Kashmir was partially affected due to a strike called by moderate faction of Hurriyat Conference to protest the army`s decision to close the Pathribal fake encounter case.

Geelani donates property to trust consisting kith and kin

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 19:56

The issue of donation of property by Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani to a trust has taken a new twist with Jamaat-e-Islami claiming ownership of the property.

Hurriyat Conference splits, parallel group formed

Last Updated: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 00:31

In a major jolt to moderate Hurriyat Conference led by Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, four of its senior leaders today split from the amalgam to form a parallel group and vowed to take the ongoing struggle for right of self-determination to its logical conclusion.

`Time for talks between leaders of both sides of Kashmir has come`

Last Updated: Sunday, January 05, 2014, 21:18

India and Pakistan should provide opportunities to the leadership of Kashmir on both the sides to sit together and talk, chairman of Moderate Hurriyat Mirwaiz Umer Farooq said on Sunday.